The Department of Violence Prevention “mini-grants” are for small nonprofits and individuals leading community healing initiatives. The deadline to apply is Nov. 3.
Organizers said they want to prevent locals from becoming desensitized to violence and for everyone to take action.
City and state leaders say the funds will be focused on reducing shootings through proven interventions.
As of today, police have investigated 133 killings while residents and city leaders mourn.